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Carter County receives $50,000 ThreeStar grant

BY IVAN SANDERS STAR STAFF ivan.sanders@elizabethton.com Carter County was recently awarded a $50,000 Three-Star Grant and according to Carter County Mayor Patty Woodby, the grant ... Read more

3 hours ago by Ivan Sanders.

Elizabethton City Schools release reopening plans for 2021-2022

FROM STAFF REPORTS Elizabethton City students will return to school on August 5, 2021, which brings excitement to students, educators, administration and parents alike. While ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Will the real river riders please stand up…

It wasn’t ironic that when mascots were assigned to the new Appalachian League teams that the Elizabethton team was named the River Riders. After all, ... Read more

3 hours ago by Ivan Sanders.

100 Years as a Warrior ‘The Charlie Bayless Story’

Staff Report It’s been in the works for nearly 100 years, scheduled to be released before his 98th birthday. “100 Years as a Warrior” is ... Read more

7 hours ago by Staff Reports.

TVA prepared to deal with  hottest weather of the year

TVA officials said Tuesday the utility is expecting its load on Thursday to top 30,000 megawatts as the region experiences the hottest weather of the ... Read more

7 hours ago by Contributed Content.

United Way will kick off 2021 campaign Aug. 5

United Way of East TN Highlands will kick off its annual fundraising campaign August 5. The kickoff event will be held in the parking lot ... Read more

7 hours ago by Contributed Content.

Unicoi to host ‘Back-2-School Blowout,’ Free Movie

UNICOI — The Town of Unicoi will close out its summer festivities with a Back-2-School Blowout prior to its Drive-In Movie at the Caboose Friday, ... Read more

7 hours ago by Contributed Content.

ETSU’s Johnson City Community Health Center implements new system to help diabetic patients

JOHNSON CITY — The Johnson City Community Health Center (JCCHC), which is managed by the East Tennessee State University College of Nursing, has implemented a new ... Read more

7 hours ago by Contributed Content.

Tennessee man sentenced in scheme that duped cancer patients

NASHVILLE (AP) — A Tennessee man who ran a Ponzi scheme disguised as a holistic wellness business was sentenced to eight years in prison on ... Read more

13 hours ago by AP News Wire Reports.

4 Tennessee horses test positive for Potomac horse fever

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee officials say four horses have tested positive for a bacterial illness known as Potomac horse fever. Tennessee’s Department of Agriculture confirmed ... Read more

13 hours ago by AP News Wire Reports.

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